Kumari Selja

  • Congress rejigs party posts ahead of LS elections 03-04-2014 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress party has reallocated work ahead of voting for the Lok Sabha elections. Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has been appointed as the Congress's new media in-charge. Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot has been made incharge of Gujarat, while Union Minister Kumari Selja has been...
  • President accepts Kumari Selja's resignation 28-01-2014 11:53 PM

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge was on Tuesday night given additional charge of Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry following the resignation of Kumari Selja. President Pranab Mukherjee, as advised by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, accepted the Selja's resignation with immediate effect, Rashtrapati Bhawan spokesperson said. Selja, who has been...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 28-01-2014 10:44 PM

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  • Pawar, Goel among 25 likely to be elected unopposed to RS 28-01-2014 09:36 PM

    Union minister Sharad Pawar, Congress leader Murli Deora, RPI's Ramdas Athawale and Vijay Goel (BJP) are likely to be elected unopposed along with 21 others in various states in the February 7 biennial polls to the Rajya Sabha as Digvijay Singh and Kumari Selja entered the fray on Tuesday. The...
  • News 360: Setback to gay activists, SC dismisses review petition 28-01-2014 08:36 PM

    In yet another setback to the LGBT community, the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a review petition filed by the Centre against its December 11, 2013 verdict criminalising gay sex. The court rejected the petition as it found no merit in it. ...
  • LS polls: Congress aims to bring new faces to counter anti-incumbency 28-01-2014 07:09 PM

    New Delhi: In a bid to change the face of the Congress, many new and young faces are being inducted into the party with a view to contest the Lok Sabha elections. The move came even as many old faces are being moved to the Rajya Sabha. Union Social Welfare...
  • Kumari Selja may quit Union Ministry, work for Congress ahead of polls 28-01-2014 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha MP Kumari Selja may quit the Union Cabinet, according to Congress sources. Going by the sources, Selja is expected to work for the party ahead of the crucial Lok Sabha elections. She currently holds the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. Earlier in the day, Congress...
  • Congress names Kumari Selja, MP Sanjay Singh for RS poll 28-01-2014 01:50 PM

    Union Minister Kumari Selja on Tuesday was named Congress nominee for Rajya Sabha elections, putting an end to speculation that former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit could be brought to the Upper House from Haryana. Congress also nominated Sultanpur MP Sanjay Singh from Assam besides re-nominating Assam PCC chief Bhubaneswar...
  • Congress names Kumari Selja, Bhubaneshwar Kalita, Sanjay Singh for Rajya Sabha 28-01-2014 12:28 PM

    New Delhi: Congress has named Lok Sabha MP from Ambala Kumari Selja for the Rajya Sabha from Haryana while Bhubaneshwar Kalita and Sanjay Singh have been nominated from Assam. The party has also decided to support the nomination of Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Prem Chand Gupta for the Rajya Sabha...
  • Manual scavenging is a pernicious practice, sanctified by the caste system: Jairam Ramesh 10-10-2013 11:22 AM

    New Delhi: As the temple vs toilet debate refuses to die, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh, who no longer holds the sanitation portfolio, is using every opportunity to push the case for more toilets to end open defaecation, eradication of the pernicious practice of manual scavenging and the rehabilitation of...
  • Congress MP says politics is a lucrative business 06-10-2013 09:35 PM

    Ambala: Congress leader from Haryana Birendra Singh has stoked a controversy by claiming that politics is a lucrative business. Addressing a rally in Amabala, the Rajya Sabha MP made a shocking claim that one could earn crores of money after joining politics, even if they have failed in other spheres...
  • Those in AC rooms should visit villages, says Hooda 09-06-2013 02:20 AM

    Karnal: A day after Union minister Kumari Selja and some Congress leaders attacked him over "tardy implementation of Centre policies for the uplift of Dalits", Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday said those "in air conditioned rooms should personally visit" the villages to see the development. Hooda said...
  • Ring in the new, India

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    If politics were to mirror celluloid, then clearly our netas seem out of step. A fortnight ago, two Hindi films were released: 'Budha Hoga Tera...

  • Cabinet divided over tax exemption for ICC 01-04-2011 01:53 PM

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Ajay Maken, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni and Tourism Minister Kumari Selja objected to the tax waiver to the International Cricket Council in a Cabinet meeting on Thursday, sources said. The Cabinet had on Thursday approved a Rs 45 crore service tax exemption to the...
  • Selja puts off Oz trip 10-06-2009 08:11 PM

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  • Readerspeak: Selja should resign 18-08-2006 03:13 PM

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  • Sandhu had Haryana Cong blessings 18-08-2006 11:59 AM

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  • Minister embroiled in job scam 18-08-2006 09:44 AM

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